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Citrus Tossed Salad
Courtesy of Florida Department of Citrus
Prep Time: 20 Min.
Cook Time: n/a
What you need:
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+ 3 oranges or 2 grapefruit, peeled, sectioned, and seeded
+ 6 c. torn mixed salad greens
+ 1-1/2 c. peeled jicama cut into thin strips
+ 1 medium red onion, sliced and separated into rings
+ 3/4 c. orange juice
+ 1/4 c. vinegar
+ 1/4 c. olive oil
+ 1/4 c. water
+ 1/4 tsp. pepper
What to do:
1. In a screw top jar combine orange juice, vinegar, olive oil, water and pepper; shake well to mix. [Chill covered for up to 1 week. Before using, let stand at room temperature about 15 minutes and shake well.] Makes 1-1/2 cups dressing.
2. In a large salad bowl, combine orange or grapefruit sections, torn mixed greens, jicama, and onion rings. Drizzle with 1/3 cup vinaigrette; toss. Serve at once.
Makes 6 side-dish servings
Add a gourmet touch to this salad with the fabulous flavor of citrus vinaigrette. Because orange juice replaces part of the oil included in vinaigrette, this vinaigrette has only 2 grams of fat and 34 calories per tablespoon instead of 6 grams of fat and 54 calories.
Calories: 96; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Total Carbs: 22g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 2g; Sodium: 7mg;